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USA Today
This year, it’s Zika virus; but what about next year?World Health Organization has listed Nipah, a virus similar to the fictional su
This year, it’s Zika virus; but what about next year?
USA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
World Health Organization has listed Nipah, a virus similar to the fictional subject of the movie Contagion; the MERS and SARS coronaviruses; and several hemorrhagic fevers, including Ebola, as the viruses most likely to cause a major epidemic in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man who defrauded Sars of R250m jailed for 20 yearssimilar schemes. Such criminals need to know what awaits them if they succumb t
Man who defrauded Sars of R250m jailed for 20 years
iol.co.za / Posted 23 hours ago
similar schemes. Such criminals need to know what awaits them if they succumb to the temptation to target the fiscus/Sars.” He said the NPA was studying the judgment to determine whether or not to appeal the acquittal of Van Staden’s... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
R250m VAT fraudster's sentence should be a lesson - NPA and Hawksas a front for submitting false VAT returns. Between 2006 and 2008, he defraud
R250m VAT fraudster's sentence should be a lesson - NPA and Hawks
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
as a front for submitting false VAT returns. Between 2006 and 2008, he defrauded the South African Revenue Service (Sars) of at least R250m. The State described it as one of the largest fraud cases ever prosecuted in the high court. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MECs Scott and Zikalala Launch Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Techno HubRichards Bay. The CCA boasts a Customs Controlled Area (CCA) with dedicated RBI
MECs Scott and Zikalala Launch Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Techno Hub
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Richards Bay. The CCA boasts a Customs Controlled Area (CCA) with dedicated RBIDZ Staff and South African Revenue Services (SARS) officials to provide support for access control and customs control and VAT requirements. The Customs Controlled Area... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Judge: Fraudster Van Staden has shown no remorse Johan van Staden defrauded Sars of R250m by submitting fraudulent tax claims
Judge: Fraudster Van Staden has shown no remorse
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Johan van Staden defrauded Sars of R250m by submitting fraudulent tax claims through a fishing company. Johan van Staden was found guilty of more than 40 charges for defrauding the Sars of R250... Read more
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Tax-News.com
South Africa Revises New Voluntary Disclosure ProgramCharalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus22 July 2016 The South African National Trea
South Africa Revises New Voluntary Disclosure Program
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus22 July 2016 The South African National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) are inviting further comments on the details of the special voluntary disclosure program (SVDP) that was announced on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
CT fraudster Johan van Staden handed a hefty sentence Van Staden was found guilty on more than 40 charges for defrauding Sars of R2
CT fraudster Johan van Staden handed a hefty sentence
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Van Staden was found guilty on more than 40 charges for defrauding Sars of R250 million. The sentences will run concurrently. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN. CAPE TOWN - Convicted fraudster... Read more
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iafrica.com
Van Staden gets hefty sentenceCape High Court. Van Staden was found guilty of more than 40 charges for defra
Van Staden gets hefty sentence
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Cape High Court. Van Staden was found guilty of more than 40 charges for defrauding the South African Revenue Service (Sars) of R250 million. He has been handed 20 years for two counts relating to money laundering, a further 20 years for... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Tax cheat swaps diamonds and Rolex collection for jail cell''an effective 20 years direct imprisonment'' by the High Court in Cape Town on
Tax cheat swaps diamonds and Rolex collection for jail cell
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
''an effective 20 years direct imprisonment'' by the High Court in Cape Town on Friday. The South African Revenue Service (Sars) spent more than R2-million unravelling Van Staden's web of deceit. He was found guilty of defrauding the receiver by... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Van Staden gets hefty sentenceCape High Court. Van Staden was found guilty of more than 40 charges for defra
Van Staden gets hefty sentence
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted yesterday
Cape High Court. Van Staden was found guilty of more than 40 charges for defrauding the South African Revenue Service (Sars) of R250 million. He has been handed 20 years for two counts relating to money laundering, a further 20 years for... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
SARS fraudster should be severely punishedhe was found guilty of fraud, forgery, money laundering, racketeering and reckl
SARS fraudster should be severely punished
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted yesterday
he was found guilty of fraud, forgery, money laundering, racketeering and reckless trading. Eyewitness News reported that Sars criminal investigator Rory Cohen told the court that the R250-million could have provided 98 million meals for primary... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hawks nab Cape tax swindlersaid on Thursday that between 2009 and 2012, the 42-year-old suspect – a self-p
Hawks nab Cape tax swindler
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
said on Thursday that between 2009 and 2012, the 42-year-old suspect – a self-professed tax-consultant – would allegedly approach unsuspecting South African Revenue Services (SARS) clients and undertake to assist them in submitting their tax retu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Treasury On Revised Special Voluntary Disclosure ProgrammeDisclosure Programme in respect of offshore assets and income The National Tre
Treasury On Revised Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Disclosure Programme in respect of offshore assets and income The National Treasury and South African Revenue Service (SARS) today publish the revised 2016 Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Amendment Bill and 2016... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Comments Sought On Revised Voluntary Disclosure ProgrammeAmendment of Revenue Laws (Administration) Bill, were published by National Tre
Comments Sought On Revised Voluntary Disclosure Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Amendment of Revenue Laws (Administration) Bill, were published by National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS). In a statement on Wednesday, National Treasury said the draft bills contain a revised Special Voluntary Disclosure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Curtailing Attacks On Communitiesstation located in the axis led to the death of four suspected vandals when ope
Curtailing Attacks On Communities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
station located in the axis led to the death of four suspected vandals when operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) stormed the area to fish out the bandits on Friday June 17, 2016. A reprisal attack on defenceless residents the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Facebook Lover Lured Into Robbery Shot in Robbers/Police GunfireAwka — A 22-year-old woman sustained bullet injuries in a gun battle between th
Facebook Lover Lured Into Robbery Shot in Robbers/Police Gunfire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Awka — A 22-year-old woman sustained bullet injuries in a gun battle between the Anambra Special Anti-Robbery Squard (SARS) and armed robbers in a community in Asaba, Delta State. The woman, an indigene of Akwa-Ibom State, simply identified as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hawks Arrest Income Tax Swindleris alleged that during the period 2009 and 2012 the suspect, a self-professed t
Hawks Arrest Income Tax Swindler
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
is alleged that during the period 2009 and 2012 the suspect, a self-professed tax-consultant would approach unsuspecting SARS clients, undertake to assist them in submitting their returns, he would then, on their behalf submit fictitious business... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Fake tax practitioner to appear in court next monthman allegedly submitted fraudulent tax claims to the tune of R691,000 on behalf
Fake tax practitioner to appear in court next month
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
man allegedly submitted fraudulent tax claims to the tune of R691,000 on behalf of several businesses. Picture: Saps. SARS,Bellville,tax fraud,Tax fraud accused CAPE TOWN - A suspected fake tax practitioner who allegedly defrauded the South... Read more
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Daily Maverick
#FeesMustFall Redux: Harnessing the coming stormfull well, under the present economic climate, will not be able to pay them any
#FeesMustFall Redux: Harnessing the coming storm
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
full well, under the present economic climate, will not be able to pay them anyway. Threatening statements from NSFAS and SARS suggest that the outcome of the fees commissions will be to restructure and expand the ceiling of the NSFAS loan system.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC in Parliament's Failure to Act an Endorsement of Motsoenengto take shape in our country. The SABC joins the long line of captured institu
ANC in Parliament's Failure to Act an Endorsement of Motsoeneng
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to take shape in our country. The SABC joins the long line of captured institutions, including the Hawks, the NPA and SARS, which serve, not the people of South Africa, but at the behest of President Jacob Zuma and the ANC. Parliaments... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Recto wants PCSO income earmarked for healthShelter Program; P159.7 million to the National Museum; P483 million for the pu
Recto wants PCSO income earmarked for health
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Shelter Program; P159.7 million to the National Museum; P483 million for the purchase of ambulances; P1.03 billion “against SARS and Avian Flu;” P289 million to the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), among others. The senator is proposing that... Read more
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News.com.au
Meet the Aussie taking up the fight against HIVthat can’t be cured and what doctors are looking for is remission which is anal
Meet the Aussie taking up the fight against HIV
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
that can’t be cured and what doctors are looking for is remission which is analogous to HIV,” she said. From Swine Flu to Sars, Yellow Fever to HIV, the number of dangerous viruses is increasing at an alarming rate so find out the truth about... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
The tax ombud is on a quest for more power and greater independence from Sars“Pay now, argue later.” This sums up the power the South African Revenue Servic
The tax ombud is on a quest for more power and greater independence from Sars
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
“Pay now, argue later.” This sums up the power the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has when it comes to making taxpayers comply with the nation’s tax laws. The office of the tax ombud offers redress when taxpayers have a complaint against the... Read more
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Wired News
Someone Got Zika in Utah and No One Knows Howtrapping mosquitoes in the area to rule out the insects for rule. With every n
Someone Got Zika in Utah and No One Knows How
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
trapping mosquitoes in the area to rule out the insects for rule. With every new virus that suddenly gains notoriety—AIDS, SARS, MERS, Ebola—scientists have to piece together clues patient by patient. It’s these weird cases that push the... Read more
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The Tyee
With So Many Tragedies, Is It ‘End of Days?’disasters in human history. The 20th century also saw the rise of other deadly
With So Many Tragedies, Is It ‘End of Days?’
The Tyee / Posted 4 days ago
disasters in human history. The 20th century also saw the rise of other deadly illnesses: HIV/AIDS, Ebola, avian flu and SARS to name a few. So are we really at the “End of Days” when one applies some rational perspective to these apocalyptic... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fraudster ‘lived in luxury with millions stolen from Sars’Van Staden was found guilty of defrauding Sars of at least R250 million in four
Fraudster ‘lived in luxury with millions stolen from Sars’
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Van Staden was found guilty of defrauding Sars of at least R250 million in four years in what is said to be one of the biggest cases of VAT fraud experienced by the South African Revenue Service (Sars). Van Staden was convicted of 35 of the 184... Read more
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iafrica.com
SARS fraudster should be severely punishedwas found guilty of fraud, forgery, money laundering, racketeering and reckless
SARS fraudster should be severely punished
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
was found guilty of fraud, forgery, money laundering, racketeering and reckless trading. Eyewitness news reported that Sars criminal investigator, Rory Cohen, told the court that the R250 million could have provided 98 million meals for primary... Read more
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Eye Witness News
State wants harsh sentence for CT fraudster Johan van Staden was last month found guilty of defrauding Sars of R250 milli
State wants harsh sentence for CT fraudster
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Johan van Staden was last month found guilty of defrauding Sars of R250 million. Picture: stock.xchng. CAPE TOWN – The State says a man convicted of multi-million rand tax fraud must be punished... Read more
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iol.co.za
R250m fraud 'affected ability to provide services'Fishing (Pty) Ltd, Indo-Atlantic Seafoods (Pty) Ltd and Southern Ocean Marine C
R250m fraud 'affected ability to provide services'
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Fishing (Pty) Ltd, Indo-Atlantic Seafoods (Pty) Ltd and Southern Ocean Marine Corporation (Pty) Ltd – falsely claimed to Sars that he exported fish worth more than R3 billion and Sars paid him out. Van Staden bought two farms, game, luxury... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Political Trials: David vs Goliath and the high cost of taking on a well-resourced stateis becoming clearer by the day. The targeting of the minister of finance for hi
Political Trials: David vs Goliath and the high cost of taking on a well-resourced state
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
is becoming clearer by the day. The targeting of the minister of finance for his alleged role in the ‘rogue spy unit’ at SARS exemplifies the political strategy of the Hawks,” he noted. In other words, political trials are tragically still a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
State pushing for 25 years in R250m fraud casepushing for 25 years in R250m fraud case Johan van Staden has been found guilt
State pushing for 25 years in R250m fraud case
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
pushing for 25 years in R250m fraud case Johan van Staden has been found guilty on more than 40 charges. Picture: Saps SARS,tax fraud scheme,Johan van Staden CAPE TOWN – The State wants a minimum 25-year sentence for the Western Cape’s most... Read more
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iol.co.za
New NSFAS funding model to go liveeither a computer or a smartphone. To simplify the process, the NSFAS system i
New NSFAS funding model to go live
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
either a computer or a smartphone. To simplify the process, the NSFAS system is linked to other government systems such as Sars, Home Affairs and the social pensions systems. This means that when an applicant enters a parent or guardian’s ID... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Police on Pokemon Go: Use your head, listen to parentsSars Smith and Christian Zafeiropoulos came fron St Clair Shores to play Pokemo
Police on Pokemon Go: Use your head, listen to parents
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Sars Smith and Christian Zafeiropoulos came fron St Clair Shores to play Pokemon Go at Walter and Mary Burke Park in New Baltimore Friday. Dave Angell--For The Macomb Daily Not all of the buzz around Pokemon Go has been glowing. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SARS fraudster feasted on enough to feed 714‚000 children for a monthhas been convicted on 27 counts ranging from fraud‚ racketeering‚ money launder
SARS fraudster feasted on enough to feed 714‚000 children for a month
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
has been convicted on 27 counts ranging from fraud‚ racketeering‚ money laundering and reckless trading after defrauding SARS using fictitious VAT return claims. Arguments in mitigation and aggravation of sentence were heard at the High Court in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sentencing proceedings of Sars fraudster to get underway Johan van Staden was found guilty of defrauding Sars of more than R250 millio
Sentencing proceedings of Sars fraudster to get underway
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
Johan van Staden was found guilty of defrauding Sars of more than R250 million over several years. FILE: Johan van Staden and his wife in court on 28 June 2016. Picture: Ilze-Marie le... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Increase in Fraud Involving Tax ReturnsPoint police station is experiencing a number of fraud cases involving SARS Tax
Increase in Fraud Involving Tax Returns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Point police station is experiencing a number of fraud cases involving SARS Tax returns that opened at the station since the beginning of this month. It is alleged that victims received their IRP5's and went to SARS offices to submit their tax... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Increase in income tax return fraudbeen opened at the station since the beginning of this month. “It is alleged th
Increase in income tax return fraud
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
been opened at the station since the beginning of this month. “It is alleged that victims received their IRP5's and went to SARS offices to submit their tax returns. Upon their arrival‚ they were told that their tax returns were already submitted... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops warn of tax fraud syndicate- Durban police on Friday warned about the sharp increase of fraud cases involv
Cops warn of tax fraud syndicate
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
- Durban police on Friday warned about the sharp increase of fraud cases involving South African Revenue Services (SARS) tax returns which had been opened at Point Road station in the city centre since the beginning of this month. Police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Death in Protective CustodySquad of the Ondo State Police Command. Omolo was reportedly beaten by police o
Death in Protective Custody
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Squad of the Ondo State Police Command. Omolo was reportedly beaten by police officers for several hours at the Oda Road SARS office before he died in their custody. His real offence, according to members of his union who staged a protest, was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Community Commends Obiano, Police for Dislodging Criminal GangObiekunie, noted that the apprehension, arrest and parading of members of the g
Community Commends Obiano, Police for Dislodging Criminal Gang
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Obiekunie, noted that the apprehension, arrest and parading of members of the gang at the State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) headquarters in Awka, have given the people a sense of relief. Obiekunie recalled that prior to the dismantling of the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Taxpayers beware! Sars has unleashed the tax houndsIn a bid to recover more than R15-billion worth of debt, the South African Reve
Taxpayers beware! Sars has unleashed the tax hounds
Mail & Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
In a bid to recover more than R15-billion worth of debt, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has handed confidential taxpayer information to third-party debt collectors who stand to net an estimated R1.5-billion for their efforts. Sars... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Student Financial Aid Scheme Clarifies Implications of SARS' Tax Administration Act- will ensure that NSFAS is now included in the list of statutory bodies who ca
Student Financial Aid Scheme Clarifies Implications of SARS' Tax Administration Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
- will ensure that NSFAS is now included in the list of statutory bodies who can request the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to furnish them with contact details of identified tax payers. The promulgation makes provisions for SARS to disclose... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Public Protector candidates declare past wrongsI was guilty of corruption in relation to negotiations regarding a settlement o
Public Protector candidates declare past wrongs
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
I was guilty of corruption in relation to negotiations regarding a settlement of his matter. King later paid about R800m to Sars as part of a settlement and pleaded guilty to some of the charges in the criminal case," he declared. In the same year,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NSFAS Beneficiaries Urged to Repay Loansbeneficiaries who are now employed," said Nkwanyana. The department is working
NSFAS Beneficiaries Urged to Repay Loans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
beneficiaries who are now employed," said Nkwanyana. The department is working with the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to get the data of all those who owe NSFAS in order to get them to make repayments. "We are getting quite a number of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
25 Robbery, Cultism, Kidnapping Suspects Paraded in Enuguthe suspected robbers who were later identified as members of Eiye cult group,
25 Robbery, Cultism, Kidnapping Suspects Paraded in Enugu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the suspected robbers who were later identified as members of Eiye cult group, were arrested by Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, operatives of the command on July 7, 2016, at the residence of one Sunday Noble at Bricks House Independence Layout... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SARS to Disclose NSFAS Debtors' InformationPretoria — The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is working togethe
SARS to Disclose NSFAS Debtors' Information
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Pretoria — The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is working together with the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to help track down former students who fail to make repayments for NSFAS loans. NSFAS has been included in the list of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Policemen, Two Kidnappers Feared Killed in Shootout in Riverssome victims were kidnapped and kept somewhere in the bush between Ubima and Om
Four Policemen, Two Kidnappers Feared Killed in Shootout in Rivers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
some victims were kidnapped and kept somewhere in the bush between Ubima and Omerelu. The kidnappers attacked members of SARS who were coming to rescue the victims. "So there was exchange of gunfire between the kidnappers and the policemen which... Read more
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iol.co.za
RBPlat expects earnings to jumpmonths ended on June 30 last year. RBPlat made losses last June after settling
RBPlat expects earnings to jump
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
months ended on June 30 last year. RBPlat made losses last June after settling a tax dispute with the SA Revenue Service (Sars) relating to the tax assessments for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 tax years. In addition, Eskom’s load shedding contributed... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Why Hlaudi and the league of ‘untouchables’ remain bullet proofand his grip on the public broadcaster will be impossible to break until his us
Why Hlaudi and the league of ‘untouchables’ remain bullet proof
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
and his grip on the public broadcaster will be impossible to break until his usefulness to Number One expires. DM Photo: SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane (GCIS), SAA Chair Dudu Myeni (CityPress), SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng (Sapa), former SAPS Crime... Read more
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PhysOrg
Viruses revealed to be a major driver of human evolutionAminopeptidase N is a protein that acts as a receptor for coronaviruses, the fa
Viruses revealed to be a major driver of human evolution
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Aminopeptidase N is a protein that acts as a receptor for coronaviruses, the family of viruses behind recent epidemics of SARS and MERS, among others. Researchers found evidence that this protein has adapted repeatedly during mammalian evolution to... Read more
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